Zero-Calorie Sweeteners: “Doing Everything Else That Glucose Does”

By staff on Tuesday, May, 1st, 2018 in Diet & nutrition, Weight loss No Comments

Though artificial sweeteners – aspartame, sucralose, Ace K, and the like – may contain zero calories, they do pack a punch of unintended consequences. We’ve looked at some of these before. One of the oddest potential consequences? Weight gain, as well as health problems associated with overweight, such as metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. […]


New Insight to Sugar’s Role in Metabolism

By staff on Tuesday, July, 25th, 2017 in Diet & nutrition, Weight loss No Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice if weight were really just a matter of calories in, calories out? But science has made it increasingly clear that not all calories are equal – nor is calories in/calories out the sole equation when it comes to overweight and obesity. For instance, different combinations of foods can have very different, […]


No More Yo-Yo Dieting: Taking a Sensible Path to Weight Loss

By staff on Tuesday, April, 18th, 2017 in Weight loss No Comments

If you’re overweight, dropping some pounds can be a good thing. But if you gain again and lose again and gain again and lose in an ongoing cycle of “yo-yo dieting” – well, that may not be so good, especially if results from a new study hold up. Specifically, its authors took a look at […]